1. semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation

Similar word(s): balm, salve, unction, unguent

Definition categories: man–made, curative, cure, remedy, therapeutic

2. toiletry consisting of any of various substances in the form of a thick liquid that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin

Similar word(s): cream, emollient

Definition categories: man–made, toiletry